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    eBay Find of the Day: Optimus Prime hiding in plain sight [w/VIDEO]

    1997 Peterbilt dressed as Optimus Prime – Click above for image gallery
    With Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen holding the number box office spot for two weeks, there couldn't be a better time for this ardent Autobot fan to be flogging his truck on eBay. Done up thoroughly enough to ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Malcolm Bricklin's very own 1970 Meyers Manx SR

    Malcolm Bricklin's 1970 Meyers Manx SR - Click above for high-res gallery
    The Meyers Manx SR (for "Street Roadster") was the roadgoing version of Meyers' seminal, frog-eyed dune buggy. There were ten built at Meyers' factory in Fountain Valley, and the 1970-vintage example you see above was built ...

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    Car that chauffeured Mussolini, Franco, Hitler up for auction

    There were a little more than 600 Fiat 2800s made between 1938 and 1943, only about 400 of them for civilian use. The one you see above is one-of-a-kind: a 1939 Fiat 2800 Torpedo whose cushions have supported the rear ends of King Vittorio Emanuele II, Queen Margherita, the Princess of Pistoia, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1965 Frua-bodied Coombs Jaguar E-Type prototype

    Click above for a gallery of the 1965 Frua-bodied E-Type Jaguar
    In 1965, a Jaguar dealer named John Coombs got an idea for an exclusive model. He was doing well selling modified Jaguar Mk 2 sedans, and asked Italian coachbuilder Pietro Frua – yes, the man behind this Camaro – to rework ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: George Barris Oldsmobile Toronado 67X

    George Barris' Esso Tornado - Click above for a gallery of images
    As the story goes, Esso Oil asked custom car guru George Barris (he of Batmobile, Munster Koach and Drag-u-la fame) to create four custom Oldsmobile Toronado coupes for the 1967 Canadian Expo. The car you see above is dubbed ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo - Some assembly required

    Lamborghini Gallardo exploded-parts-diagram eBay find - Click above for a gallery
    The shell of the Lamborghini Gallardo that was gutted to make the bizarre Ford-Mustang-meets-Lamborghini Tractorri showcar is for sale on eBay. The orange bull is laid out like Humpty Dumpty for some well-heeled ...

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    eBay Find of the Day is just in time for Easter

    Click above for a gallery of the Funny Bunny
    The Volo Classic Car Museum in Illinois has this pink treat from the movie Uncle Buck for sale. The Funny Bunny is a Volkswagen Bug that was turned into a mouse that, according to the Volo, has been turned into a bunny. Even though it's got a mouse ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: The coolest two-cylinder Subaru microtruck Ferrari never built

    Click above for a gallery of the Subaru Sambar-turned-Ferrari microtruck
    You're too late to buy it, but it's never too late to find out about these things. The Subaru Sambar was evidently the first kei truck in Japan. It could also be the first kei truck to be completely restored, customized, and ...

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    Auction Action: Everything you need to start your own performance driving school

    Now all you need is talent, or if you don't have any, you can at least teach others to drive as horribly as you do. Hurry to Indianapolis for the Saturday, February 28 auction of Track Attack racing school, and you could pick up some good stuff. There's seven SCCA spec racers, a fleet of go karts, ...

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    Comic Relief to auction ridealong with Stig

    We still don't know who the White Stig is, and he could be replaced by the Black Stig, the Purple Stig, or the Rainbow Stig pretty soon. But before he goes, you can win a ride with him around the Top Gear test track. Red Nose Day is a fundraising event put on by the British charity Comic Relief, ...

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    First Drive: Autoblog drives the 50th Anniversary Hurst Viper - first! [w/VIDEO]

    Hurst 50th Anniversary Hurst Viper – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ron Flint, president of Hurst Performance, is quick to let you know that founder George Hurst's original intent was to make hot rods for gentlemen. It is ironic, then, that for the revived company's 50th anniversary, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Jaguar XJ220 in LeMans Blue

    Click above for gallery of 1994 Jaguar XJ220 on eBay MotorsIt's hard to imagine Jaguar ever producing a supercar considering its current sad state of sales, but it did just that back in the early '90s when our walls were plastered with posters of the Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Diablo and this, the ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Jeep Grand Cherokee Commando Edition

    Here's a familiar morning routine now that the weather's turning colder: start car, set heat on high, retreat inside to finish coffee. There's plenty of debate for and against the practice of warming up by idling, but the unfortunate story of this ZJ could bolster the argument for just getting in ...

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    Catch "Travolta Fever" on eBay

    By buying this (garishly) customized Firebird, you're really purchasing a way of life. Inexplicably listed as a 1971, when it's clearly about a decade newer, this car is your ticket to a full-on star shrine. You get the car, a trunkful of memorabilia and knicknacks, even a domain name ...

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    eBay Find Of The Day: Porsche Wagon

    click image for galleryThis is the best.wagon.evar. Perhaps it's better described as a "shooting brake." Whatevs, the lines of the Porsche 944 lend themselves shockingly well to wagonization. Our Dutch is nonexistent, but from what we can gather, this 1981 944 Turbo could be yours if you've got ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: "I don't know what it is and I don't care"

    This is one cranky eBayer! The item description reads like a manifesto about the seller's annoyances with eBay's communication tools for prospective buyers and sellers. The multicolor text is a particularly nice touch, too; reminds us of "Web 0.5," back in the '90s. We do like how the unvarnished ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1988 CitroŽn CX

    We wonder if this thing tells you "Now go away, or I shall taunt you a second time!" whenever you shut it off. Hilarity aside, this long-wheelbase CX Prestige looks like it's made out of the same material that fashioned Darth Vader's mask. Maybe the hydro-pneumatic suspension even makes the same ...


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